Only when we’re dead serious about our faith will we be truly alive and happy.
In the end, it matters not the direction of the country in which you live, but the direction of the course in which you walk.
“Paul saw that if a man accepted the Gospel it could be said of him that he ‘believed’—a word he uses to mean to accept baptism and become a Christian … because the Gospel demanded to be believed since it was God’s word, to accept it could also be called ‘obedience’.” —A.R.C. Leaney, Letters of Peter and Jude, 28.
Between the choice to see or to hear, most people will choose the former, and as a result will fail to come to faith through the latter.